This may be the single coolest thing I've ever heard. Via Lessig….a half hour radio drama from 1937 concerning characters on their way to the public domain. Just wonderful given the current status of the public domain and copyright.
leaving the copyright lane for the public domain. Kim Scarborough sent this (warning: large mp3) wonderful radio show from the Columbia Workshop in 1937 about characters leaving the “copyright lane” for the “public domain.” It is a brilliantly complex and funny tale that reveals an understanding about the value of the public domain that would be hard to recognize today. [Lessig Blog]